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Lives of labour; or, Incidents in the career of eminent naturalists and celebrated travellers

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Lives of labour; or, Incidents in the career of eminent naturalists and celebrated travellers


Published 1872
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Linnæus naming the flowers.--Sketch of the life and wanderings of Le Vaillant.--Scenes in the life of Audubon.--Voyages of François Peron, the zoologist.--Bayard Taylor in the "Northern land."--Adanson's experience among the negroes.--Labours of Pierre Lyonnet, the entomologist.--Incidents in the lives of Latreille and d'Isjouvil.--Incidents in the life of Sonnini.--A sketch of the life of John Swammerdam.--Alexander von Humboldt.--An account of Joseph Dombey, the botanist.--An incident in the life of Dufresnoy.--Adventures of a missionary naturalist in the Nicobar islands.--Passages in the life of John Sibthorp.--Pages from the Abbé Domensch's diary.--Captain Mayne Reid and the quicksand.--Perilous adventure of Bishop Stanley in an Alpine pass.--Visit of M. Huc to the Lamasery of Kounboum


Publisher London, New York [etc.] : T. Nelson and sons
Pages 284
Possible copyright status NOT_IN_COPYRIGHT
Language English
Call number srlf_ucla:LAGE-647156
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Book contributor University of California Libraries
Collection cdl; americana

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